Z16.5 GAIA & THE KARPOI
Museum Collection: Antakya Museum, Antakya, Turkey
Catalogue Number: TBA
Date: C4th AD
Period: Imperial Roman
Gaia, mother earth, reclines in the company of infant Karpoi (Fruits) playing with sheafs of grain. The Karpoi were a multipiclation of Ploutos, the god of agricultureal wealth.